Exploring career and technical educators' attitudes: the participation of girls in nontraditional programs of study

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Author: Morris, Anne Sourbeer


Perkins IV mandates improvements in the participation and completion of secondary career and technical education (CTE) students pursuing nontraditional Programs of Study (POS). The directives are among pressures placed upon CTE leaders from stakeholders. Perkins IV legislation affects CTE leaders whose schools receive federal funding under Perkins IV. Exploring the attitudes of experienced career and technical educators regarding the participation of girls in nontraditional CTE programs may inform an understanding of the conditions supporting or inhibiting the participation of girls...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Participation; Gender; Career development

Keywords: Attitude; VET in schools; VET for secondary students; Technical education and training; Teachers; Policy analysis; Nontraditional occupation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [Phoenix, Arizona]: University of Phoenix, 2011

Physical description: xiv, 302 p.

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A dissertation presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, University of Phoenix, March 2011

Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 140.1109

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